Social and cultural impact of the London 2012 Olympic Games: a lecturers' and students' perspective.

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Konstantaki, Maria; Faculty of Business at Akdeniz University; School of Sport, Leisure and Travel at Buckinghamshire New University;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Detay Yayıncılık
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Hosting the Olympic Games is often viewed as a means of raising a nation’s sporting profile as well as a tool for economic development, social regeneration and cultural integration. The purpose of this study was to explore the perceptions of lecturers and students in hi... View more
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